News Photographer (WKBW-TV)

WKBW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, NY, is looking for a News Photographer.  The photographer will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Please apply at www.scripps.com/careers.

Key activities 

  • Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
  • Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news-gathering equipment
  • Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • 2+ years experience as a photographer preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency with lighting and computer-based editing
  • Proficiency with live microwave truck operation
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgement, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s web sites
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis

Work environment 

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks BounceGritEscape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."